We're going to explore several desktop environments that can be used with Linux in the next five blog entries. But first a few words about Eerie's goals and on how the DEs will be compared. 'E' is for 'energy-efficient' For normal desktop pcs often not much of an issue, an energy-saving system can be crucial … Continue reading Second ‘e’, ‘r’ & desktop environments
Month: July 2012
New team member!
A few days ago pheakuser decided to join the project. He's been into Linux for quite a while and has used a lot of different distributions over the years. Some time ago he was tinkering with Linux From Scratch until he run out of free time to continue it. But while he still does not … Continue reading New team member!
Eerie’s first ‘e’: ‘elementary’!
We're in for a little "desktop philosophy" today. It's also going to be all text and no pictures this time. What does an operating system really need? The answer to this question certainly depends heavily on what you expect it to do. Does it have to come with a graphical desktop environment? Surely not per … Continue reading Eerie’s first ‘e’: ‘elementary’!
First things first – how I came to Linux (pt. 2)
Welcome back! Where was I? Right... Windows XP. Windows XP When I first saw it, I just thought: "You've got to be kidding!" What was this? A blue task bar with a green start button and a terribly colorful background! I still recall what came to my mind next: "Don't do drugs, man!" Of course, … Continue reading First things first – how I came to Linux (pt. 2)